'Marco Polo' Season 3 Updates: Kublai Khan To Die In Upcoming Season; Low Budget Delaying Production?
Reports on cancellation of Netflix original series "Marco Polo" has resurfaced the world of the internet for months now, and it still hasn't been confirmed nor denied up to this date. Nevertheless, if and when it comes to light, the upcoming storyline of its third season has been teased and speculated.
"Marco Polo" Season 3 To Focus On Hundred Eyes And His Backstory
There have been speculations that the upcoming "Marco Polo" season three is going to put the spotlight on the character Hundred Eyes (Tom Wu) who has been the mentor and trainer of Marco Polo. When the series began, he was already introduced as Marco Polo's trainer which resulted to Kublai Khan kidnapping him and threatening him to be the one to train his men. However, he refused and tried to escape but was then caught by Kublai Khan's army, thus resulting to Hundred Eyes becoming the new Mongol Khanate Minister of Martial Arts.
Kublai Khan To Die In Upcoming Season, Benedict Wong Not Returning?
This has then led to the speculations that there could be a lot of focus on his character in the upcoming season. As for Kublai Khan, when abused on the real history books, he dies in battle. This has then led to the allegations that his character will die in the upcoming "Marco Polo" season three. Actor Benedict Wong has been rumoured not to reprise his role as Kublai Khan if the series returns for its third season.
The delay of the announcement on its official release date has led to the fans believing that the show has been cancelled by Netflix. It is no secret that "Marco Polo" has the most expensive production cost and since the ratings are not as high as expected, this will allegedly lead to its cancellation. However, there hasn't been any official announcement yet made by the network or the series' executive producers. The series may also just be picked up by another network if Netflix doesn't renew it.
Nina Dobrev Saves ‘Marco Polo’ Season 3 From Cancellation? HBO To Acquire The Expensive Franchise?
With "Marco Polo's" season 3 uncertain, HBO and actress Nina Dobrev joined the rumor mill in saving the series from cancellation.
‘Marco Polo’ Season 3 Latest Updates: Leonard Wu To Replace Benedict Wong? Spin-Off Series In The Works?
With Benedict Wong's busy schedule, rumors have it that Leonard Wu or Joan Chen might replace him in a major role.
‘Marco Polo’ Season 3 In The Works? New Script To Kill Kublai Khan?
Writer John Fusco teases a possible "Marco Polo" season 3. Should the series come to fruition, Kublai Khan's character might be killed as Benedict Wong is reported to be busy with other projects.
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